Galiteuthis phyllura

Author: Berry, 1911


Size: 2.7 m mantle length.

General: Ocular photophores bar-shaped. When disturbed, this squid inflates the mantle with water and releases ink inside the mantle cavity.

Geographic Information

Ocean range (global): Extends from off Baja California to the Bering Sea to off northern Japan.

Additional Information


Encyclopedia of Life

Tree of Life

World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Nesis, K.N. (1982). Abridged key to the cephalopod mollusks of the world's ocean. Light and Food Industry Publishing House, Moscow, Russia. 385 pp.

Citation: Galiteuthis phyllura (Berry, 1911 ) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2022-08-16.
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